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    My Best Games in the Sicilian Najdorf - Alexei Shirov
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    Shirov’s uncompromising style of play is also reflected in his manner of commenting his own games.
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    My Best Games in the Sicilian Najdorf - Alexei Shirov

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    Sicilian Alapin System
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    There is little doubt that, with its numerous sub-systems, the Sicilian Defence represents a powerful challenge for anyone who plays 1.e4.
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    Sicilian Alapin System

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    FOXY OPENINGS VOLUME 140 - The Sicilian Dragon Series Vol 1
    Catalog Code: DVD0140FX

    GM Gareev covers the key ideas and tactical routes for Black to gain a counter-attacking edge. Also Modern Examples-Mastering the sharpest theoretical variations and understanding White's attacking motives. Material is made easy to understand and learn by avoiding long complicated lines.
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    FOXY OPENINGS VOLUME 140 - The Sicilian Dragon Series Vol 1

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 8 - Beating all the Anti-Sicilian Systems
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    Sicilian expert GM Chris Ward recommends dynamic lines for Black against all of the anti-Sicilian systems.

    Part 1: 2.c3

    Part 2: 2.Nf3 d6 3.c3

    Part 3: Closed & Fianchetto Systems - 2.Nc3 & 3.g3/2.g3/2.Ne2/2.b3

    Part 4: Grand Prix Attack - 2.Nc3 & 3.f4

    Part 5: 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.f3

    Part 6: 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Qxd4

    Part 7: 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+/3.c4

    Part 8: Smith-Morra Gambit & Wing Gambit Ward blasts holes in systems favored by many club players!
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 8 - Beating all the Anti-Sicilian Systems

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 66 - New and Improved Accelerated Dragon
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0066RM

    On this DVD Roman discusses a new and improved version of the Accelerated Dragon, one of the most ambitious way for Black to play against 1.e4. Roman, Larry Kaufman and Rybka (the World's Strongest Chess Program) have spent countless hours improving on lines that were previously thought to be better for White, but which now in fact have little or no advantage at all. Roman will also provide the latest updates as well as his own personal recommendations.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 66 - New and Improved Accelerated Dragon

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 105 - Accelerated Dragon Easily Explained
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    The Accelerated Dragon is an exciting way to meet 1. e4. By stationing the Bishop on g7, Black hopes to breathe fire on the White queenside.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 105 - Accelerated Dragon Easily Explained

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    Crushing White with the Sicilian Najdorf - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0016EP

    If you are looking for an opening for black against 1. e4 where you are guaranteed to be able to fight for a win in every variation, look no further! The Sicilian Najdorf is the most aggressive weapon for black against 1. e4, consistently providing the most double-edged positions in chess over the last 70 years.
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    Crushing White with the Sicilian Najdorf - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Killer c3 Sicilian with International Master Sam Collins
    Catalog Code: DVD0032OT

    Over the years, the c3 Sicilian, otherwise known as the Alapin Variation, has become increasingly popular not least because it avoids the reams of theory associated with Open Sicilians, but also because it offers White the opportunity to be flexible. Indeed, the positions that arise from this opening can be either tactical or positional and are therefore suitable for chess players of all strengths.
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    Killer c3 Sicilian with International Master Sam Collins

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 75 - Slaying the Dragon
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    Part of the Roman and Rybka, Perfecting the Opening Series by Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili using the analysis of the world computer champion Rybka. On this controversial DVD, Roman makes unprecedented claims that the Dragon variation of the Sicilian opening is in dire straits--this despite its recent popularity. Roman says it is fascinating to see how variation-by-variation, White emerges with sizable advantage. All of those variations are supported by Rybkss analysis.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 75 - Slaying the Dragon

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 88 - Highly Instructive and Educational games for the Accelerated Dragon Player
    Catalog Code: DVD0088RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman and Rybka will give you a thorough understanding of the Accelerared Dragon for black. Roman has selected a number of typical Accelerated Dragon games, the kind that you might experience in your own games for maximum education value.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 88 - Highly Instructive and Educational games for the Accelerated Dragon Player

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    Sicilian Defense with 2. c3 Alapin Variation - Sergei Tiviakov
    Catalog Code: WIN0109CB

    Especially against stronger opponents, 2.c3 is an excellent weapon.
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    Sicilian Defense with 2. c3 Alapin Variation - Sergei Tiviakov

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    Sicilian Kan - Valeri Lilov
    Catalog Code: WIN0266CB

    he Kan's many innovative ideas combine with the fool-proof teaching approach of FIDE Master Valeri Lilov on this new Fritz Trainer DVD - The Sicilian Kan Variation.
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    Sicilian Kan - Valeri Lilov

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 37 - Morra Gambit Declined
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    IM Andrew Martin presents potentially deadly set-ups for White when the Morra Gambit is declined.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 37 - Morra Gambit Declined

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 83 - The Sveshnikov Sicilian - Part 2
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0083FX

    On this Foxy Openings DVD, IM Andrew Martin takes you through the basic themes that underpin this exciting opening and then goes on to construct a point-scoring repertoire for Black, which will rely more on understanding than memory.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 83 - The Sveshnikov Sicilian - Part 2

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 44 - New Lines & Novelties for White in Grand Prix, Hippo, Latvian & Philidor
    Catalog Code: DVD0044RM

    On this instructional DVD Roman will teach you how to get an advantage in the opening against passive, and unsound openings by not trying to refute these inferior openings quickly but to play active, logical chess. Roman will show you by following the basic principles of chess you will be able to take advantage of your opponents anti-positional play giving you the winning edge.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 44 - New Lines & Novelties for White in Grand Prix, Hippo, Latvian & Philidor

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 112 - Complete Repetoire Against White's Anti-Sicilian Systems Easily Explained Part 1
    Catalog Code: DVD0112FX

    In this important two-part series on the Anti-Sicilian for Black, IM Andrew Martin covers Black responses to 2. c3 and 2. Nc3. His analysis and ideas show that Black is in good shape and the recommended systems work for players of all levels. This all-new Foxy openings DVD equips the Black player with a complete repertoire against all of White's Anti-Sicilian Systems.
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 112 - Complete Repetoire Against White's Anti-Sicilian Systems Easily Explained Part 1

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    Sicilian Dragon 2
    Catalog Code: WIN0152CB

    The Dragon system of the Sicilian Defence belongs to those openings, which you do not simply play casually, but about which you become passionate.
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    Sicilian Dragon 2

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    BEATING THE SICILIAN - A Grandmaster's Repertoire - Victor Bologan - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: WIN0316CB

    In the third volume of the Open Sicilian we will deal with Black's second move 2....e6 which he usually adopts when striving for a complex game full of subtleties in order to outplay White, especially when his opponent is lower rated.
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    BEATING THE SICILIAN - A Grandmaster's Repertoire - Victor Bologan - VOLUME 3

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 48 - Complete Universal f3 Systems for White Against the Sicilian Fianchetto
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0048RM

    On this DVD Roman guarantees you very playable positions and some advantages for White against the Sicilian Defense. Roman will show you easy-to-learn universal plans and ideas in the opening and middle game. Roman shows you easy-to-remember setups and themes that will leave you well prepared to meet the Sicilian and get an advantage over your opponent!
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 48 - Complete Universal f3 Systems for White Against the Sicilian Fianchetto

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 104 - Accelerated Dragon - A Sharp and Solid System to Play Against the Marozcy Bind
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0104FX

    The Accelerated Dragon is an exciting way to meet 1. e4. By stationing the Bishop on g7, Black hopes to breathe fire on the White queenside. In Part One of a two-part DVD series, IM Andrew Martin covers the most popular White counter among Grandmasters, the Maroczy Bind.
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 104 - Accelerated Dragon - A Sharp and Solid System to Play Against the Marozcy Bind

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    Destroy White with the Accelerated Dragon - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0013EP

    The Accelerated Dragon is an exceptionally effective system for black against 1. e4 because black develops rapidly and achieves strong activity early in the game via minor piece-play in the center. The Accelerated Dragon has been employed by countless top Grandmasters over the last 70 years, including legendary names Viktor Korchnoi, Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander Morozevich, Vassily Ivanchuk, Alexander Khalifman, and many more.
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    Destroy White with the Accelerated Dragon - EMPIRE CHESS

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 30 - Kopec Anti-Sicilian System
    Catalog Code: DVD0030FX

    A repertoire for White. You are about to enter a completely different world - the world of the Kopec Systems. IM Dr. Danny Kopec presents his original system which is deadly against all Sicilian set-ups. Fundamentally sound, it packs a venomous punch. With the Kopec System, you can spring virtually unknown theoretical gems on your unsuspecting opponents!
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 30 - Kopec Anti-Sicilian System

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 67 - Progressive Way of Handling the Maroczy Bind
    Catalog Code: DVD0067RM

    On this DVD Roman, with the aid of Rybka, the world's strongest chess playing program, has revised and updated theory in The Maroczy Bind. Countless hours were spent on recent games played by strong players. These games were then analyzed and refined by Roman and Rybka, thereby creating new, active and unique lines for Black when face with the Maroczy Bind.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 67 - Progressive Way of Handling the Maroczy Bind

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 83 -Staggering New Novelties for White in the Gran Prix Attack
    Catalog Code: DVD0083RM

    On this DVD , Roman will provide you with the latest in opening theory on the Grand Prix, Grunfeld and Accelerated Dragon. Those updates will introduce revolutionary new ideas to these well established openings, adding new approaches and ideas that will make these variations a solid part of your repertoire. A major focus of the DVD is on the Non-fianchetto lines, which are extremely aggressive in nature and have a tendency to lead to dangerous positions for black.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 83 -Staggering New Novelties for White in the Gran Prix Attack

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    Accelerated Dragon - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0104CB

    The Accelerated Dragon is much more than just a dynamic yet solid means of countering 1.e4
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    Accelerated Dragon - Nigel Davies

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    Scheveningen Sicilian - Lubomir Ftacnik
    Catalog Code: WIN0213CB

    The Scheveningen Sicilian is central to an understanding of all the individual versions of the most popular response to the move 1.e4 - including the related Najdorf system.
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    Scheveningen Sicilian - Lubomir Ftacnik

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 31 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire For Black - PART 1
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0031RM

    This DVD expands on the Black opening repertoire recommended by Grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili. He spends one hour on the topic of The Dragons Accelerated Return and another hour on The Dragons Accelerated Battle Over the Maroczy Bind.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 31 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - A Repertoire For Black - PART 1

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 81 - Easy and Promising Way for White to Play Against the Najdorf Sicilian
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0081RM

    On this DVD, Roman and Rybka bring new opening theory to white's sixth move h3 against one of Blacks most popular defences - the Sicilian Najdorf. World Champion Bobby Fischer used the h3 variation to defeat Grandmaster Najdorf himself.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 81 - Easy and Promising Way for White to Play Against the Najdorf Sicilian

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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS VOLUME 143 - The Sicilian Dragon Series Vol 4
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0143FX

    The Sicilian Dragon Series - Volume 4 of 4 (Bonus DVD) The Classical Sicilian Dragon The Chinese Dragon is a solid way for Black to get a Winning edge against the Yugo-Slav Attack. Black's attack is quicker and rich with tactics and sacrifices. Easy to learn less to memorize after white plays 9.Bc4 Black can Play N-a5, B-d7, R-b8, b5! This system has recorded great results at the highest level. Now White has to be worried about getting checkmated! This Series covers lines for both White and Black 6.f4 6.Be2 6.Be2 6.g3 9.g4 Accelerated dragon Alekhine-Botvinnik Nakamura-Robson
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    E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS VOLUME 143 - The Sicilian Dragon Series Vol 4

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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 38 - Najdorf
    Catalog Code: DVD0038FX

    Get on board the Cadillac of Sicilians with GM Nigel Davies without having to learn reams of theory. The best defense to 1.e4 as played by Fischer and Kasparov
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    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 38 - Najdorf

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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 104 - Amazing Tactical Possibilities in the Najdorf
    Catalog Code: DVD0104RM

    On this chess DVD Roman covers current high level games in the Najdorf variation of the Sicilian defense. Roman will demonstrate overlooked forced wins for both Black and White right out of the opening.
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    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 104 - Amazing Tactical Possibilities in the Najdorf

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    Closed Sicilian - Nigel Davies
    Catalog Code: WIN0145CB

    The Closed Sicilian, by Nigel Davies is produced by Chessbase as part of the Fritz Trainer Opening series.
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    Closed Sicilian - Nigel Davies

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    BEATING THE SICILIAN - A Grandmaster's Repertoire - Victor Bologan - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: WIN0308CB

    With the help of this DVD one can forget about fears concerning the tons of theory in the Open Sicilian and can get straight into the real fight!
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    BEATING THE SICILIAN - A Grandmaster's Repertoire - Victor Bologan - VOLUME 1

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 45 - New Lines & Novelties for Black in the Accelerated Dragon and King's Indian
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0045RM

    On this DVD, Roman recommends the Accelerated Dragon for Black against e4. Roman has achieved great success at the highest level using the Accelerated Dragon and now he brings you his unplublished updates, new ideas and novelties. This is a great follow up to Romans earlier coverage of the Accelerated Dragon & King's Indian Defense.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 45 - New Lines & Novelties for Black in the Accelerated Dragon and King's Indian

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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 98 - c3 Sicilian Alapin Variation
    Catalog Code: E-DVD0098RM

    On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili will teach you a powerful, easy-to-learn system for White to play against the Sicilian Defense. With the move 2. c3, known as the Alapin Variation, White has a very clear plan and positions himself for rapid piece development.
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    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 98 - c3 Sicilian Alapin Variation

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    Stomping the Sicilian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS
    Catalog Code: DVD0006EP

    In this DVD series, we will review seven carefully chosen games in which white mounted a successful attack against the Sicilian Defense. The critical theme that ties all the games together is that white is best advised to develop his pieces to active squares and create a sound, harmonious position that limits counterplay before launching the trademark pawn storm to break down the defenses to the black king. While opening theory is not the main subject of the series, the seven games come from many different Sicilians, most prominently the Dragon, Taimanov, Sveshnikov, and Najdorf variations. All of the chosen games are discussed in their entirety, and all of them were played by world class players. It is my hope that this series will give the aspiring 1. e4 player knowledge, experience, and inspiration in tackling the most complex of all opening systems.
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    Stomping the Sicilian Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

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Sicilian Defense

The Sicilian Defense, a chess opening that begins with the moves 1. e4 c5, is one of the most popular and highest scoring Black responses to the King's Pawn Opening - 1. e4. With 1... c5, Black asserts control over the critical d4 square and launches an aggressive counter-attack to seize control of the center of the chess board. By choosing to play the Sicilian Defense, Black is willing to offer White both the initiative of the Kingside and an advantage in piece development opportunities in exchange for an advanced Queenside pawn and a spatial advantage that often lead to flank attacks. 

Popular Variations of the Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Sicilian, Schveshnikov Sicilian, Scheveningen Sicilian

Practitioners of the Sicilian Defense: Bobby Fischer, Garry Kasparov, Mikhail TalViswanathan Anand, Boris Gelfand and Alexei Shirov

 

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